Almost half of murders in Italy ‘in-family’, most victims women

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ISTAT said that 139 people were murdered in the domestic context in Italy last year, accounting for 45.9% of all homicides.

The national statistics agency said that women were the victims in 100 of those cases.

It added that 58.8% of the murdered women were killed by their partners or their ex partners, up from 57.8% in 2020 but down from 61.3% in 2019.


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